Sue Dremann is a veteran journalist who joined the Palo Alto Weekly in 2001. She is an award-winning breaking news and general assignment reporter who also covers the regional environmental, health and crime beats.
Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's executive director, told the commission's Planning and Allocations Committee Wednesday.
[Friday, March 11, 2011]
Women who drink more than one cup of coffee a day might have a 22 to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, according to a new study announced today by the American Heart Association.
[Thursday, March 10, 2011]
Solving Caltrain's short-term crisis got a kick-start Thursday night (March 3) from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) after its board of directors voted to approve a $7.2 million reimbursement payment to Caltrain.
[Friday, March 4, 2011]
East Palo Alto police called in 11 gang members who are at risk for committing more crimes to a sit-down meeting Tuesday afternoon to warn them they will be targeted for arrest and long prison terms if they persist in committing crimes.
[Wednesday, March 2, 2011]
When the signal light turns green at El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto, pedestrians step off the curb and into the most dangerous intersection along El Camino in Palo Alto. Next week, $1.3 million worth of safety improvements will begin, aimed at reining in the risk, city officials said.
[Saturday, February 26, 2011]
The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping Center parking garage last June might will be examined by two court-appointed doctors to determine if he is competent to stand trial.
[Wednesday, February 23, 2011]